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Best trails in Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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Looking for a great trail in Mission Peak Regional Preserve, California? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Mission Peak Regional Preserve ranging from 5.8 to 11.5 miles and from 374 to 2,595 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Mission Peak, one of the most popular East Bay hikes, is a great workout with 2,000 feet of climb in two miles and spectacular views of San Francisco Bay and the Diablo Range once you reach the summit.

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Map of trails in Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Top trails (9)
#1 - Mission Peak Loop from Stanford Avenue Staging Area
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 47 m
Note from the East Bay Regional Park District: There is very limited parking at Stanford Avenue Staging Area. It is best to park at Ohlone College to access Mission Peak: 43600 Mission Blvd to Anza PiShow more
#2 - Mission Peak from Ohlone College
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
Mission Peak gets throngs of hikers but only savvy trekkers take this route to the summit -- an eight-mile out-and-back that stretches out the 2,000-foot ascent to the summit (the most-popular route aShow more
#3 - Peak, Panorama and Spring Valley Trail
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Peak, Panorama and Spring Valley Trail is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fremont, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#4 - Peak Meadow Trail
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Peak Meadow Trail is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fremont, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking andShow more
#5 - Monument Peak from Ohlone College
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
Monument Peak from Ohlone College is a 11.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fremont, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is Show more
#6 - Mission Peak and Peak Meadow Loop from Ohlone College
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 6 h 45 m
Mission Peak and Peak Meadow Loop from Ohlone is a 10.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fremont, California that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#7 - Panorama Trail
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 42 m
The hills behind Ohlone College in Fremont are steep, but offer good views of Fremont and the Bay Area. Park on Mission Blvd to avoid dealing with any parking restrictions on campus or if you think Show more
#8 - YSC, Panorama and Peak Trail Loop
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
YSC, Panorama and Peak Trail Loop is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fremont, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#9 - Hidden Valley Trail [CLOSED]
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 42 m
A steady climb of more than 2,000 feet in just over 3 miles, most of it on the Hidden Valley Trail, a well-graded dirt road, brings you to the top of Mission Peak, one of the East Bay's most dramatic Show more